Pow Wow

50TH ANNUAL CSU PUVUNGNA (LONG BEACH) POW WOW


Date: March 11 - 12, 2023
Location: Upper Campus Quad
Presented by the American Indian Studies Program, American Indian Student Council, American Indian Student Services, Division of Student Affairs, Student Life and Development, and Associated Students, Inc.

California State University, Long Beach’s annual Pow Wow, an American Indian social celebration, is the largest spring event of its kind in Southern California. The Pow Wow at Cal State Long Beach is focused on displaying the university’s strong American Indian presence. Admission is free. A $15 PARKING PERMIT MUST BE PURCHASED EACH DAY TO PARK ON CAMPUS.

The two-day event, which will feature American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food begins at 11 AM each day and runs until 10 PM on Saturday and 7 PM on Sunday. In addition to contests and inter-tribal dancing, there will be Gourd dancing with Dancer Registration closing at 2 PM on Saturday. All dancers and drums are invited.

Native foods, such as mutton and beef stew, Navajo tacos, fry bread and Indian burgers will be on sale at the event, and American Indian vendors will be selling both traditional and contemporary American Indian art.

A campus map and directions can be found at www.csulb.edu/map or you may download a Pow Wow Campus Map - PDF.